Boot manager beep

David Malone dwmalone at
Fri Dec 9 08:00:29 PST 2005

On Fri, Dec 09, 2005 at 08:43:14AM -0700, Scott Long wrote:
> >Originally it was introduced (IIRC) to accomodate visually impaired users 
> >of FreeBSD.  So the install CDs etc better keep it enabled.

> It is highly irritating for everyone else, though.

Not quite everyone - if I'm working on a few machines I find it
useful to know when a particular machine has reached the boot stage,
so I can tell it to go into single user mode. It is particularly
useful on machines where the BIOS tages ages to do its stuff.


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